What Have You Done With Your Dash?


In retrospect, I really should have explained this instead of just posting it here. It looks like an advertisement. I suppose it is, but it’s also the body of an email I received.

What’s important is not the email itself, but the link buried within it: The dash movie poem

This short three-minute movie is a powerful experience, if it’s your time.

So what’s the ‘dash’? Watch the movie and find out for yourself. (and for you typography purists, it should be an ‘en dash’)
The original post was just this:

Nightingale-Conant Presents... The Dash movie

Dear :
As Chairman of Nightingale-Conant, I occasionally read something that by-passes the brain and goes straight to the heart. Reading The Dash Poem was one of those times. The Dash Movie takes only three minutes to watch, but those three minutes can truly change the way you think about life. I hope it will touch you as much as it touched me. Turn up the volume on your PC then Click on the following link to watch The Dash Movie (or cut and paste into your browser): http://www.the-dash-movie-poem.com Best Wishes, Vic Conant
Chairman, Nightingale-Conant

P.S. Please forward this email to friends who would enjoy it!


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